Roshni A. Vasaiwala is fellowship trained in Cornea and Refractive Surgery and specializes in the management of difficult corneal diseases, as well as general ophthalmology treatment. Her professional interests include dry eye, corneal infections, keratoconus, corneal transplant surgery, ocular surface reconstruction, LASIK, cataract, and other refractive surgeries.
Dr. Vasaiwala is originally from the Hartford, CT area. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in biology and biomedical engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and her medical degree at the University of Michigan Medical School under the Dean’s Merit Scholarship. Dr. Vasaiwala completed her internship at MacNeal Hospital in Berwyn, IL. and then completed both her ophthalmology residency and cornea fellowship at the Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary at the University of Illinois of Chicago.
Dr. Vasaiwala is an active member of the Cornea Society, the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology.
Dr. Vasaiwala is trilingual, speaking Spanish, Hindi and English, making it easier communication with patients and their families.
Dr. Vasaiwala has participated in several research projects at universities across the country. She plans to continue teaching ophthalmology clinical and surgery skills to residents and medical students throughout her career.